All articles for the topic: ecosystem services

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Role of tropical wetlands for adaptation and mitigation

Tropical wetland ecosystems such as peatlands and mangroves play an important role in mitigating, and adapting to climate change.

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FORCC Honduras

Forested mountains in Honduras. Photo by Josiah Townsend

Objectives: This project aims to analyze the role of forests in enhancing the resilience of societies to...

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AdaptEA Uganda

Photo by Carol J. Pierce Colfer/CIFOR

Objectives: This project aims to analyze the potential and effectiveness of ecosystem-based adaptation (EBA) strategies to...

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AdaptEA Kenya

Wildlife in Kenya. Photo by Terry Sunderland/CIFOR

Objectives: This project aims to analyze the potential and effectiveness of ecosystem-based adaptation (EBA)...

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ACFAO Burkina Faso

Village scenes from Burkina Faso. Photo by Carol J. Pierce Colfer/CIFOR

Objectives: To develop policies and practices to support the sustainable management of...

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ACFAO Mali

Landscape of the Sahel. Photo by Daniel Tiveau/CIFOR

Objectives: To develop policies and practices to support the sustainable management of forests in the Savannahs...

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4f43a0ceec765javan-rhino-camera-trap-clearing-32632-600x450 - climate adaptation.

Indicators for assessing the vulnerability of Ujung Kulon National Park

The highly endangered Javan rhino. Photo courtesy Ujung Kulon National Park and WWF. National Geographic.

Climate change will increase the pressure on the park’s...

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Forests and adaptation

Adaptation measures are needed to reduce negative impacts on forests and maintain ecosystem, which also reduce vulnerability of people through providing ecosystem services.

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Draft Principles and Guidelines for EbA

Ecosystem-based approaches to reduce social vulnerability are a promising option for sustainable and efficient adaptation to climate change. Ecosystem based Adaptation (EbA) takes into account the...

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4f4606bd8c219mitigation-mechanisms - climate adaptation.

Forests and synergies between adaptation and mitigation

What are mitigation and adaptation?

Mitigation and adaptation are the two strategies for addressing climate change. Mitigation is an intervention to reduce the emissions sources or enhance the...

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Moutain women

Mountain Women Key Drivers of Change

This article focuses on understanding the functioning of mountain ecosystems in the context of livelihoods and women.

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Whole Decision Network Analysis for Coastal Ecosystems

This project looks at the relationship between governance, power and knowledge structures and how these influence behaviour, actions and decision taking for sustainable social-ecological ecosystems.

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Economics of adaptation Kenya

Welcome ...

This is the page for the Kenya National Advisory Committee for the DFID funded study on the Economic Impacts of Climate Change in Kenya.

Please find below... Key...
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4e8c2104a3ec94e25964295b5erwanda-1 - climate adaptation.

Economics of adaptation Rwanda

Source: Dr. Rose Mukankomeje

Welcome ...

This is the page for the Rwanda National Advisory Committee for the DFID funded study on the Economic Impacts of...

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Bolivia NCAP project: Vallegrande findings

Geography

      

Map showing Vallegrande area

The physiology of the study area comprises different altitudinal ecological zones: the head of valleys or high dry valleys located...

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Bolivia: Impacts by Sector

Introduction

This page looks at the impacts of climate change on different sectors in Bolivia. It forms part of a larger report produced by Tahia Devisscher and Ben Smith in November...

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Appendix A: Developing a livelihood-sensitivity matrix

This page shows how to develop a livelihood sensitivity matrix that can be used in several ways:

- To synthesize existing knowledge on climate vulnerability in a fairly rapid participatory...

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Adaptation and biodiversity synergies

In Africa, forests play key roles in supporting national economies, provide valuable ecosystem services, mitigate climate impacts and should play major roles in national development strategies.

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